[Samba] How can I set a user's password to expire in samba 2.2.3a

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Apr 22 14:48:49 GMT 2004

On Thu, 2004-04-22 at 23:30, Steven Kurylo wrote:
> vinh_tran at hn.vnn.vn wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >Can anyone help me to set an user's password to expire in Samba 2.2.3a
> >(functioning as PDC) to force them to change password in specified period
> >of time?
> >Samba using the local unix password database (passwd file and shadow file)
> >System: Samba 2.2.3a on RH7 as PDC, 40 users
> >
> Are encrypted passwords turned off?  If so you can use pam to expire the 
> passwords.  Otherwise you're out of luck.

Actually, with 'obey pam restrictions = yes' it works either way. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
http://samba.org     http://build.samba.org     http://hawkerc.net
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
Url : http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/attachments/20040423/e13608a2/attachment.bin

More information about the samba mailing list